The Swing Shift Shuffle is a radio program of swing, big band, jazz, boogie woogie and other popular music from the 1930's and 40's that airs every Wednesday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. (US Central Time) on WEVL 89.9 FM in Memphis, Tennessee, with a live webcast at wevl.org. In addition to the radio show, this blog is dedicated to all aspects of the Swing Era, including art, automobiles, cartoons, comics, history, movies, music, news, science, technology, and anything else that happened during that time. It also includes announcements about events in the Memphis/Mid-South area related to the Swing Era, such as classic movies, concerts, dances, lectures, etc. If you see something that fits the description, send it to me at tim@wevl.org. If you would like more information about the radio show, just go to the Radio Show FAQ page.

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Lovesick Blues

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Lovesick Blues" by Anita O'Day.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Monday, August 19, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Broadway Rhythm

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Broadway Rhythm" by Ambrose and His Orchestra.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Friday, August 16, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: London Rhythm

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "London Rhythm" by the Mills Brothers.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: I'll Never Say Never Again

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "I'll Never Say Never Again" by Ozzie Nelson and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Playlist For August 14, 2019

The playlist for the August 14, 2019 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.  

Sunrise Serenade: Swing For Sale

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Swing For Sale" by the Mills Brothers.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Cherry

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Cherry" by Erskine Hawkins and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Monday, August 12, 2019

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Playlist For August 7, 2019

The playlist for the August 7, 2019 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.  

Sunrise Serenade: Begin The Beguine

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Begin The Beguine" by the Andrews Sisters.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.